Before the adventure, the host families, the bus rides or the plane trip, many Concordia students must organize and plan for their study abroad classes. Each student approaches this differently. Some plan as much as possible beforehand; others take the trip as it comes and change their schedule as theyContinue Reading

Australia, Ireland programs maintain strong student numbers A surprising 66 students signed up to study abroad in the fall 2015 semester and acceptance letters have begun to appear in P.O. Boxes. Angela Cant, Associate Director of Study Away, said she was surprised by the numbers. “There was a lot ofContinue Reading

Whether obligated or genuinely interested, Cobbers anxiously awaited the words of Dr. Juliet Schor as she took Memorial Auditorium’s stage with confidence Wednesday morning. In accordance to Concordia’s symposium theme of sustainability, Schor, Economics Professor at Boston College, spoke about the current state of the environment and how it willContinue Reading

Concordia student encounters Dalai Lama at Peace Prize Forum Moorhead, MN – Very few people can claim the Dalai Lama has snuck up on them. Concordia senior Anastasia Young recently returned from a trip to the Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis, where she introduced the Dalai Lama before he spoke. Young receivedContinue Reading

International Justice Mission works to educate students on human, sex trafficking Filing through the streets of Amsterdam, potential customers peer into windows where half-naked women kneel on silk sheets and pillows. Glowing red lights outline the women’s bodies as they sway around, beckoning buyers. Amsterdam’s famed red light district whereContinue Reading